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Barton fire determined as arson

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On June 30, 2022, at approximately 1 pm the Barton Fire Department received a report of a structure fire located at 33 Vigario Lane in Barton, VT. The Barton Fire Department responded to the location and observed a fire on the outside of an attached garage. Fire suppression efforts were conducted. At the time of the fire the residence was occupied by 8 children and an adult, and no injuries were reported.
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Local schedule for Independence Day celebrations in Derby, Newport

NEWPORT — Independence Day celebrations are kicking off in Newport and Derby on Monday. The fireworks in Newport will start at 9:30 p.m. over the South Bay, and be set off from the Veterans’ Memorial Long Bridge. The city is reminding visitors that boats are not permitted in...

4 charged after fight in Richford

RICHFORD — Four people were cited for disorderly conduct following an incident in Richford yesterday. Authorities were notified of a dispute in the area of Main Street, near Troy Street, at around 6:20 p.m. Troopers arrived on the scene where the parties were separated and identified. Police say Roger...

Man arrested for arson in Barton home fire

BARTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont State Police arrest a Barton man after he intentionally sets a home on fire with eight kids and an adult inside. Fire crews responded to a home on Vigario Lane to a fire on the outside of an attached garage. Crews put out the flames and ruled it an arson.

Man wanted after assault in Charleston turns himself in

CHARLESTON — A 57-year-old man who was wanted by police after an assault in Charleston turned himself in yesterday,. On June 18, authorities were notified of an assault that occurred the night before which resulted in several injuries on Westmore Road. Police say that Kevin Guckin was involved in...

Car fire shuts down part of I91

SAINT JOHNSBURY, Vt. (WCAX) - Part of Interstate 91 was shutdown Friday as police responded to a car fire. Vermont State Police say it happened near mile marker 133, by St. Johnsbury just before 1:00 p.m. Police say a Rhode Island man was behind the wheel of the 2017 Kia...

Tractor pulling event brings out the smiles in Barton

BARTON, Vt. (WCAX) - This the annual Fourth of July tractor pull in Barton, which has been an annual event for about 25 to 30 years. A family member of one of the contestants explains,, “basically, they are antique tractors that have been restored to run good. They’ve made a few modifications as far as having places to put different weights and they compete in different weight classes where the tractors are weighed on a scale to certain amounts and then it whoever in the weight class can pull the sled the farthest.”

Barton man charged with arson

BARTON — A 41-year-old man was arrested after a fire broke out in Barton last week. Authorities were notified of a structure fire on Vigario Lane at around 1:00 p.m. on June 30. The fire was located in an attached garage of a home occupied by 8 children and...

165 North Hyde Park Road Hyde Park, VT

This 3 Bedroom 2 bathroom Single Family is new to the market. It was listed on July 1st 2022 with a list price $125,000. Delightful, well-maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home and garage on .33+/- level acres. Bright and cheery open floor concept for the kitchen and living area. New kitchen appliances and flooring throughout, remodeled master bath. Plenty of closet space. Vegetable garden, perennial beds and shrubs. Beautiful mountain views from the front porch, back deck and driveway. Shed for extra storage.

What to do: Saturday, July 2

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Let’s take a look at what to do in our region for Saturday, July 2, 2022. It’s the Fourth of July weekend, and towns like St. Albans are gearing up for the holiday with the 42nd Annual Bay Day. Festivities get underway at St. Albans Bay starting at 9:00 a.m. this morning and will go all day.

256 Old Schoolhouse Road Eden, VT

This 2.96 acres lot is new to the market. It was listed on July 1st 2022 with a list price $70,000. 2.96+/- acres with beautiful valley and mountain views at the end of a subdivision is ready for your new home! Property has WW permit EC-5-3295. Power is underground at site and ready to go. Driveway in place and private road maintenance agreement among neighbors. Don’t miss this one!

Patio set stolen in Barton

BARTON — Police are investigating after a patio set was reported stolen in Barton this morning. According to the report, the items were taken from an address on Maple Hill Road. The patio set was a Tuscany brand, and consisted of two chairs, a bench seat, and a glass...

Joan Sbarra: MAC Center Artist of the Month

NEWPORT — The Memphremagog Arts Collaborative is a showcase for some of the finest creative works of artisans in our area. Joan Sbarra is one of the newer members of the MAC, but is not new to the Kingdom. She has taught at Derby Elementary School for over thirty...